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Doctorow Sings High Praise For Geist's Copyright Review Analysis

Whenever governments review their copyright, one of two things happens: either they only listen to industry reps and then come to the "conclusion" that more copyright is always better; or they list

Doctorow Sings High Praise For Geist's Copyright Review Analysis

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Whenever governments review their copyright, one of two things happens: either they only listen to industry reps and then come to the "conclusion" that more copyright is always better; or they listen to stakeholders and experts and conclude that a little goes a long way. Normally, when the latter happens, the government that commissioned the report buries it out of terror of powerful Big Content lobbyists.


This time, miraculously, an eminently sensible Canadian report has seen the light of day.

-- Cory Efram Doctorow, Canadian-British blogger, journalist, and science fiction author who serves as co-editor of the blog Boing Boing and is a proponent of the Creative Commons organization, sings praise in an intro to an opinion piece published by U of Ottawa professor Michael Geist.

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Alexisonfire Are Releasing a Live Album from Their Hometown Born & Raised Festival

The St. Catharines, Ontario band are bringing the festival back this summer, and they'll release LIVE Born & Raised 2022, St Catharines ON just in time for fans to hear it first.

After a two year hiatus, Alexisonfire are resurrecting their hometown festival Born & Raised on July 5 and 6 at Montebello Park in St. Catharines, Ontario. Just in time, they're releasing a live album from the last time they held the festival, in 2022.

The album, LIVE Born & Raised 2022, St Catharines ON, captures their career-spanning set from the inaugural edition of the festival. In front of their hometown fans, they played songs from throughout their more-than-two-decades long career.

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